The Department of Defense is one of the largest consumers of electricity in the world. So, it is no surprise that they are looking very hard at the most cost-effective measures to reduce their operating expenses.
A significant assault on health and environmental protection is underway in Congress.
In the dynamically changing marketplace of the American Energy Revolution, technologies like Solar, that PRODUCE new power, have taken a big psychological hit over technologies like LED lighting that REDUCE power consumption.
COP17 (The Conference of the Parties) is set to take place this month in Durban, South Africa from November 28 to December 9, 2011. This will be the seventh meeting since the Kyoto Protocol entered in to effect in February 2005. COP17 is a meeting of the countries who ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 1997.
In an attempt to accelerate economic diversification and growth, alongside alternative and efficient energy technologies, President Obama recently visited Cree, located in Durham, NC. As a primary manufacturer of LED lighting products and compact fluorescent lights, Cree represents the critical relationship between economic growth and advanced energy technologies.
Efficiency and Better Cars Will Fuel America Faster than Drilling
The United States consumes 19 million barrels of oil a day, 25 percent of the global supply, but we have less than 2 percent of the world’s proved oil reserves. That means no amount of domestic drilling will reduce gas prices or provide enough to meet America’s daily demand for oil.
New Standards Promise Cheaper Light and Fewer Emissions
The horse-and-buggy era light bulb we still rely on wastes up to 90 percent of the electricity it consumes as heat, burning up hundreds of dollars every year in each American household and increasing air pollution that harms human health and the environment. In 2007, the U.S.
MI scientists: Assault on EPA threatens public health, economy
LANSING – More than 160 scientists from universities across Michigan today called on Michigan’s congressional delegation to oppose further attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority, calling the EPA essential to protecting the public health.
Tomorrow the US Senate will be voting on two different proposals for the federal budget that sketch out vastly different approaches to protecting public health, effective ways of investing taxpayer dollars and responses to public opinion.
An interview with Jackalyne Pfannenstiel